algebra

[ UK /ˈæld‍ʒɪbɹɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈæɫdʒəbɹə/ ]
NOUN
  1. the mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations
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  • It was like an algebra problem. Writers in Hollywood, 1915-51
  • It is time to take a look at this most outstanding work on algebra in Greek mathematics.
  • Baker, while on a visit to Göttingen, was inspired by Klein to study algebraic function theory.
  • _philosopheress_ Madame du Châtelet, who managed, at one and the same moment, the thread of an intrigue, her cards at piquet, and a calculation in algebra, was a very clever woman! Characteristics of Women Moral, Poetical, and Historical
  • Some indeed were revelling in the formulae of algebraical infinity and of twenty-four-dimensional space, like a child in the elementary class dealing with the four rules of arithmetic.
  • The boy solves his problem in algebra, finding out the unknown quantity by those values which are given him; and can we not also infer something of the _unknown_ from the great panorama that passes unceasingly before us? The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • According to Huntington (1933), the term “Boolean algebra” was introduced by Sheffer (1913) in the paper where he showed that one could give a five-equation axiomatization of Boolean algebra using the single fundamental operation of joint exclusion, now known as the Sheffer stroke. The Algebra of Logic Tradition
  • Mathematicians had regarded algebraic numbers as, in some sense, simpler than transcendental numbers.
  • Slowly Caroline turned more and more towards helping William with his astronomical activities while he continued to teach her algebra, geometry and trigonometry.
  • He also focuses on using geometric algebra to solve problems in graph theory.
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